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In its relationship with Burma (Myanmar), India is caught between its commitment to principles of democracy and its desire to counter China's rising power in the region.
President Obama left India with reassurances of his strong support for a 'strategic partnership' – as well as strong words about his commitment to free trade.
Ethiopian Jewish women pray during a ceremony for the traditional 'Sigd' holiday in Jerusalem. The festival, unique to the Ethiopian Jewish community, symbolizes the community's reacceptance of the Torah, led by Ezra the Scribe before the construction of the second Jewish temple.
President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Indonesia in Jakarta on Nov. 10. President Obama was given an enthusiastic welcome at one of Indonesia's largest universities, where he charmed the audience with local lingo and a message of reform.
The US civil rights movement was influenced by anticolonial ideals – such as equality and freedom.
Two Greenpeace activists, dubbed the 'Tokyo Two' by the group, were given suspended sentences by a Japanese court after they conducted a private investigation into what they said was the illegal sale of whale meat.